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approach
Used In
A Christmas Carol
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  • It was the voice of Scrooge’s nephew, who came upon him so quickly that this was the first intimation he had of his approach.
  • It beckoned Scrooge to approach, which he did.

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  • They left the high-road, by a well-remembered lane, and soon approached a mansion of dull red brick, with a little weathercock-surmounted cupola, on the roof, and a bell hanging in it.
  • STAVE IV: THE LAST OF THE SPIRITS THE Phantom slowly, gravely, silently, approached.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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